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Archive for February, 2020

February 2020 Issue / March issue pdf to post on the 13th

DC’s Security Could be at Risk

Just one week ago this day of our current issue’s publication, February 7th, a startling Washington Post headline, “Guards at D.C. government buildings let guns past checkpoints, slept on the job,” couldn’t have failed to alarm readers as it did us. But, what with all the tsunami of Trump outrages drowning everyone, local news – […]

Outburst at ANC 2B’s February Meeting Almost Derails Comp Plan Resolution; Commissioners Ignored Signs Suggesting Greater Public Input Warranted

Accompanying images can be viewed starting on page 1 of the February 2019 issue pdf By William G. Schulz A shocking emotional outburst near the end of Dupont Circle ANC 2B’s February 12th monthly meeting looked, at first, as if it might derail one of the most significant, time-sensitive items on the evening’s agenda. But […]

Capitol Crossing Steadily Moves Toward Completion in Northwest DC’s East End

Accompanying images can be viewed starting on page 1 of the February 2019 issue pdf By David K. Gignilliat* Capitol Crossing, one of the most ambitious development projects in Washington’s mixed-use commercial/residential real estate history, continues to move briskly toward completion. With the project’s first phase complete and its second leg now underway, the finish […]

Hollywood Came to DC Late Last Year; Filming in Dupont Not Well Received

Accompanying images can be viewed starting on page 1 of the February 2019 issue pdf By Larry Ray* On December 19, 2019, Paramount Overseas Production Studios, with the blessing of the city’s Office of Cable Television, Film, Music and Entertainment (OCTFME), closed down streets around Dupont Circle for filming scenes of its forthcoming movie based […]

Restaurant Review ~ The Smith / 901 F St., NW

Not to make too fine a point, the restaurant group known as The Smith has two locations in DC and eight elsewhere — in Chicago and Manhattan. So if you select this as a dining destination, realize The Smith has sister (or cousin) restaurants elsewhere. Are the menus the same? Not important, if in DC, […]

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February 2020 Issue PDF

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Hollywood ~ continued from page 1

Is Hollywood filming in DC a bane or boon to the communities? Former Dupont Circle resident and TV commercial producer Martine White (who now lives in Marina Del Ray, California) offers this: “Filming builds movie tourism, but you also have the benefits of business mid-week and off-season. And they normally leave things cleaner than they […]

February 21 ~ Free Noontime Organ Music at National City Christian Church

Fri., the 21st (12:15-1pm): Washington, DC pianist Natalia Kazaryan will perform works of Olivier Messiaen, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Maurice Ravel. Closing out the month on the 28th Samantha Scheff of Asbury Park, New Jersey will perform a program of French organ music featuring works of Marcel Dupré, César Franck, and Louis Vierne. These performances […]